Autrey O. Boykin, Sr, 76 of Bronson passed away March 4, 2009 at Shands in Gainesville.
Born in Georgia he moved to this area from Jacksonville, FL in 1998. Mr. Boykin proudly served
his country in the US Army and FAA, retiring after more than 20 years as Radar Data Tech. He
enjoyed rebuilding Mustangs, working on cars and studying his Bible. He is survived by his wife,
Catherine Boykin of Bronson, his daughter, Andrea Marie Gillespie of Bronson, sons Phillip Boykin
of Orlando, Jonathan Boykin and Daniel Boykin, both of Bronson, sister Wanda Blitz of Clermont,
FL and daughters Brenda VanTassel of Alaska, Carla Craig of Washington, Audrey Boykin of Montana,
and 14 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his son, Autrey O.
Boykin, Jr. Funeral services will be Tuesday, March 10 at 11:00 AM at Hiers-Baxley Funeral
Services with Bro. Billy Philman officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior the services.
Burial will be at Chiefland Cemetery following the services. Arrangements are under the care of
Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 1301 N. Young Blvd., Chiefland, FL 32626, 352-493-0050